Venezuelan migrants missing after 2nd sea tragedy in a month
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan official confirmed Monday that a small boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters last week, with most of its passengers missing in...
Bolivian bus plunges into ravine, killing 13, injuring 26
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say a bus rolled over on a mountain road in the southern part of the Andean country, then tumbled 100 meters (330 feet) into a ravine, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 more.
Local media said four of the dead were part of a soccer delegation from Argentina that was in Bolivia to participate in a festival in the Sucre region. Police said Sunday's crash happened in Cieneguillas, a town in the Tarija region south of La Paz.
Rays score 15 runs in final three innings to beat Twins 19-6
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Cash didn't want to jinx the roll the Tampa Bay hitters were on, so he just stayed at his spot in the dugout and didn't say a word.
The Rays' manager didn't need to say anything. The hitters had everything under control.
Jake Bauers homered for the second straight game and drove in four runs, Carlos Gomez homered and had two RBIs, and Tampa Bay scored 15 times in the final three innings to rally past the Minnesota Twins 19-6 on Saturday.
Twins lose 100th game for second time in team history
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are guaranteed the worst record in baseball.
Max Kepler homered and Robbie Grossman had three hits, but Minnesota lost 4-3 to Seattle on Sunday for its 100th loss. This is the second time in team history the Twins have had triple-digit losses: The 1982 squad finished 60-102.
"It's going to stare at you all winter long," said manager Paul Molitor.
At 56-100, the Twins are 7 1/2 games behind Atlanta at the bottom of the majors with six games to play.
Cruz homers twice, Mariners beat Twins 4-3
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz is playing a vital role in the Seattle Mariners' postseason drive.
Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday.
Nick Vincent, Steve Cishek and Edwin Diaz combined for 3 2/3 innings of no-hit relief for Seattle, including Diaz's 17th save in 19 chances.